Unearthing The Secret Garden

This deeply moving and gift-worthy book is a must-read for fans of The Secret Garden and anyone who loves the story behind the story. The Secret Garden is indisputably one of the most beloved children’s classics.

Unearthing The Secret Garden

Unearthing The Secret Garden

“Blooming with photos, illustrations, and botanical paintings, McDowell’s gorgeous book opens an ivy-covered door to new information about one of the world’s most famous authors.”—Angelica Shirley Carpenter, editor of In the Garden New York Times bestselling author Marta McDowell has revealed the way that plants have stirred some of our most cherished authors, including Beatrix Potter, Emily Dickinson, and Laura Ingalls Wilder. In her latest, she shares a moving account of how gardening deeply inspired Frances Hodgson Burnett, the author of the beloved children's classic The Secret Garden. In Unearthing The Secret Garden, best-selling author Marta McDowell delves into the professional and gardening life of Frances Hodgson Burnett. Complementing her fascinating account with charming period photographs and illustrations, McDowell paints an unforgettable portrait of a great artist and reminds us why The Secret Garden continues to touch readers after more than a century. This deeply moving and gift-worthy book is a must-read for fans of The Secret Garden and anyone who loves the story behind the story.

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Unearthing The Secret Garden
Language: en
Pages: 320
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-12 - Publisher: Timber Press

“Blooming with photos, illustrations, and botanical paintings, McDowell’s gorgeous book opens an ivy-covered door to new information about one of the world’s most famous authors.”—Angelica Shirley Carpenter, editor of In the Garden New York Times bestselling author Marta McDowell has revealed the way that plants have stirred some of our
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Language: en
Pages: 334
Authors: Michael Parker, Scott Brewster
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-18 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

This electronic version has been made available under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) open access license. This is a distinctive book that examines the diversity and energy of writing in a period marked by the unparalleled global prominence of Irish culture. This collection provides a wide-ranging survey of fiction, poetry and
Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden
Language: en
Pages: 274
Authors: Jackie C. Horne, Joe Sutliff Sanders
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Scholars of children's literature consider Burnett's seminal work from modern critical perspectives. Contributors examine the works and authors that influenced Burnett, identify authors who have drawn on The Secret Garden in their writing, and situate the novel in historical and theoretical contexts. --from publisher description.
The Secret Garden
Language: en
Pages: 159
Authors: Margaret Eileen Meredith
Categories: Psychology
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Pages: 232
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-22 - Publisher: Bottletree Books LLC

Before there were lovable hobbits and Game of Thrones and kid wizards named Harry Potter, there were the 10 best fantasy short stories published in English during the first half of the nineteenth century. These excellent stories have been uncovered by Andrew Barger, awarding winning editor of 6a66le: The Best

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